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More blackouts sweep Belize; B.E.L. blames bad weather/luck

For the last five days the country has been subjected to repeated blackouts and while the leading suspicion is that the outages are intentional, this evening Belize Electricity Limited’s boss [...]

Fight between off-duty cop and watchman ends in gunfire

A shooting in Belize City is hardly a rare event these days, but a confrontation between an off-duty police officer and a security guard on Tuesday night has produced bloody [...]

Thieves jack $15,000 in cash/goods from music store

If you’re currently shopping around for a cell phone or camera, stay clear of those deals that seem too good to be true. In the early morning hours of Tuesday [...]

Man accused in grenade assault maintains innocence

He is one of two brothers accused in the brutal grenade attack on Mayflower Street but today twenty-year-old Kareem Smith continued to maintain his innocence to the charge. Smith appeared [...]

Mayans meet w/P.M. to discuss land rights case

Last October Chief Justice Dr. Abdulai Conteh made a historic ruling in the Supreme Court when he upheld a claim that the Mayans of Southern Belize had constitutionally protected customary [...]

2008 Disability Week to focus on inclusion of special need persons

“We all Bilang, we di go deh strang with Inclujan”, that’s the theme of Disability Week this year. Official activities include a Finger Spelling Bee set for tomorrow and a [...]

Regional scientists/policy makers meet to discuss climate change

Over the next three days, scientists, policy makers and communication experts from across Central America will be meeting in Belize City to discuss Climate Change within the region. According to [...]

Red Cross promotes hurricane preparedness booklets

For most Belizeans, hurricane preparedness starts when a storm is threatening our shores. But tonight the Belize Red Cross is appealing to residents to get ready early. And to help [...]